Offered by Marc Menzoyan
Antique mirrors, sculpture and decorative arts
"La Faneuse" is a representation of the work of women in the rural world of the nineteenth century. Bronze statue based on the work of sculptor Alfred Boucher between 1895 and 1905 by the Parisian foundry Siot-Decauville. In beautiful condition of presentation, original brown patina, signature, stamp of cast iron and numbering on the base. Total height of the statue at the top of the fork: 57.5 cm. Alfred Boucher was born in 1850 in Bouy-sur-Orvin (Aube). Showing aptitude for sculpture from an early age, it was Paul Dubois and Augustin Dumont who provided his training. Various prizes are awarded to him during exhibitions and competitions including a stay at the Villa Medici. His widely recognized talent earned him important private and public commissions. Participant in the Conseil supérieur de l'enseignement des Beaux-Arts, and member of the committee of the Society of French Artists, in 1923 he was appointed to the rank of Grand Officer of the Legion of Honor.
Delevery information :
For mirrors and special objects transport is carried out by myself in the region or bordering, all other destinations France and foreign by a specialist. For less sensitive items sent by the usual general carriers.
5 000 €